Jesus: Light and Restoration

O come let us adore him. Will you join the Magi in worshiping the one who came to earth for you and has been exalted in heaven even now? People living in darkness see the great light of God in Jesus. Today is our day to recognize and welcome God’s Son in our world! Continue reading

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Jesus is Not the Reason for the Season

Why do we need Christmas? Sure, we love the family times and all the food and the spirit and wonder of the season. Yet underneath all of that sentiment, what is the reason behind the season? You’re going to say, Jesus. Jesus is the reason for the season. Except he isn’t… Continue reading

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Pre-Christmas Fasting Recipe

If you want to be healthy and rich in spirit heading into Christmas, you might want to try this new fasting technique from the prophet Isaiah.  Here’s a new recipe for a pre-Xmas fast: Fast from self, expectation, and self-centredness. Focus on giving and serving… Continue reading

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Abundant Personal Peace

Many of us mistakenly put someone or something ahead of God in our lives, and this gets in the way of true abundance of life. Our path to peace and abundance of life is a path paved by the lowly and the contrite who humble themselves before the Prince of Peace… Continue reading

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Binding Ourselves to Jesus

Jesus came for all people: God’s word through Isaiah was that God would be extending his covenant to all people. God is gathering others besides those already gathered, and that means you and me. Receive that gift and bind yourself to the one who reaches out to you! Continue reading

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Abundant Life and Sears Christmas Wishbook

Money can’t buy it. The world can’t supply it. Abundance of life is a divine offer. I fall short of this truth. Do you? I continue to seek the comforts of the world. My childhood Christmas hopes were found in the Sears Christmas Wishbook. Times have changed… Continue reading

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Jesus: Redeemer of Infidels

While God has been so loving and gracious, we have returned infidelity in response to his fidelity.  While we were in a state of rejecting God, he sent his son to earth. That’s the Christmas story. And grace overwhelms rejection.  God’s love and grace are greater… Continue reading

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